Novak claimed his 16th Major and fifth Championships crown with a thrilling four hours, 57-minute victory on Centre Court, adding to his 2011, 2014, 2015 and 2018 triumphs at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. It is Nole's third trophy in 2019 and 75th career title.
The defending champion began his quest for a fifth Wimbledon title with a 6-3, 7-5, 6-3 victory over Philipp Kohlschreiber. He goes on to face ATP no.111 Denis Kudla, in round two on Wednesday.
The third Grand Slam of the season will be held from July 1-14, at the All England Lawn Tennis Club. In his 15th appearance at Wimbledon, Novak will open title defence campaign against world no.57 Philipp Kohlschreiber (GER) in their 13th career meeting (10-2 H2H).
It was the Serbian tennis star's 12th visit to the Stoke Park, as he looked to perfect his game ahead of the main event in SW19. Main draw for The Championships will take place on Friday, June 28.
Nole returned to The Boodles tournament, the traditional Wimbledon warm-up event at Stoke Park in Buckinghamshire, to finalise preparations for the defence of his Championships title. He clinched his first win on grass this year beating Chilean Cristian Garin 6-2, 6-4.